Prana Krushna Parija

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Prana Krushna Parija
Born (1891-04-01)1 April 1891
Balikuda, Jagatsinghpur, Odisha
Died 2 June 1978(1978-06-02) (aged 87)
Nationality Indian
Fields Botany
Institutions Ravenshaw University
Banaras Hindu University
Utkal University
Alma mater Ravenshaw University
Presidency University, Kolkata
University of Cambridge
Notable awards Padma Bhushan
Prana Krushna Parija
Member: 1st Odisha Legislative Assembly
In office
1952–1957
Constituency Balikuda
Personal details
Political party Independent

Prana Krushna Parija was born on April 1, 1891,[1] at Balikuda, Jagatsinghpur, Odisha.[2] He was a Botanist, academician and former Vice chancellor of Utkal University [3] born in Balikuda, Jagatsinghpur, Orissa .[4] He worked as a principal in Ravenshaw University (formerly Ravenshaw College), Cuttack [5] ,[6]Pro Vice-Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi[7] and Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University, Bhubaneswar .[8] The "Parija Library" of the university is named after him. [9] He was working as a scientist for agricultural development in Orissa.[6][10] He was an elected member of the Odisha Legislative Assembly.[11]

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  1. ^ 1948-1981. Universities Press. 2003. pp. 812–. ISBN 978-81-7371-433-7. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Directory of Eminent Personalities of the District". jagatsinghpur.nic.in. Retrieved 5 March 2013. "Dr.Pranakrushna Parija Balikuda" 
  3. ^ K. M. George; Sāhitya Akādemī (1992). Modern Indian Literature, an Anthology. Sahitya Akademi. pp. 319–. ISBN 978-81-7201-324-0. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Balikuda locals remember son of the soil Dr Parija
  5. ^ Vanivihar Homepage
  6. ^ a b Harish Chandra Das; State Level Vyasakabi Fakir Mohan Smruti Samsad (2003). The cultural heritage of Khurda. State Level Vyasakabi Fakir Mohan Smruti Samsad. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
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  8. ^ Lakshmikanta Mahapatra (1988). Songs of the soul. Kantakabi Centenary Celebration Committee. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  9. ^ P.G. Rama Rao. "Among celebrities". The Telegraph. Retrieved 6 December 2010. 
  10. ^ Careers digest. 1978. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  11. ^ List of members of OLA, 1951-2004
  12. ^ The historical register. Supplement. University of Cambridge; University of Cambridge. Cambridge University calendar. Supplement; University of Cambridge. Index to tripos lists, 1748-1910. Supplement. Cambridge University Press. University of Cambridge. 1911-1920
  13. ^ "Padma Bhushan Awardees". Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Retrieved 2009-06-28. 

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